Theresa-Maria Napa talks about Optimism

Optimism"Remember, a person who wins success may have been counted out many times before. He wins because he refuses to give up.” – Kemmons Wilson (1913-2003) U.S. founder of Holiday Inn hotels

Optimism is the ability to see the bright side of events or situations.

Optimistic people generally hold the belief that good ultimately predominates over evil in the world. They look for solutions rather than get beaten down by the problem.

Unrealistic optimism of the Pollyanna variety will ignore signs of impending difficulties with idealistic beliefs such as: smokers who believe at some level that their bodies are resistant to cancer; or shoppers who accumulate heavy debt from spending beyond their means; or ignoring signs it would be wise to start a career search when downsizing is happening in their present occupational field.

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